Intel Invests $4.0m in Smartglasses

Computer powerhouse Intel announced a $4.0 million investment into Recon Instruments yesterday, marking a strategic move into the Heads Up Display category of wearable technology.

"Wearable computing is a major, accelerating phenomenon that re-defines how we use and interact with information," said Mike Bell, vice president and general manager of the Intel's New Devices Group. "In Recon Instruments, we see compelling technology and a solid strategy to capitalize on the wearable revolution. This is an area of significant focus for Intel Capital, and our investment in Recon Instruments is a key part of our approach to innovation in this emerging space."

Here at Vandrico, we have identified Recon Instruments as high-valued potential for workplace technologies and are happy to see progress with the company.

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